The Indonesian made strategic sealift vessel for the Philippines was launched last Sunday is capable of carrying two helicopters and will be armed, it can also carry as many as 500 troops and their equipment.

This is now the biggest ship of the Philippine Navy. Here are some of its capabilities:

  1. Amphibious
  2. Naval Gun Fire Support
  3. Sealift
  4. Logistics
  5. Naval Presence and Patrol
  6. Command and Control
  7. Reconnaissance and Surveillance
  8. Helicopter Platform
  9. International Cooperation
  10. Naval Diplomacy
  11. Replenishment at Sea

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